If Robert Parker Rated Portfolios: A New 100-Point Portfolio Scoring System For Measuring Risk Vs. Return

Published: June 5, 2014



We wanted a simple way to score portfolios, ETFs, and funds based on risk-adjusted return.


But existing scoring methods have significant limitations.


So we created the V-score™: a 100-point scale for identifying winners and losers based on risk vs. return.


The V-score reveals some interesting investment ideas.


Robert Parker is a respected wine critic who publishes ratings for every major variety of wine. He rates wines from all over the world with a single, easy-to-understand score based on a maximum of 100 points. A score of 90 to 100 is outstanding, 80's are very good, and anything below 60 is awful. It's easy to compare hundreds of vintages using the "Parker Rating."

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